Definition of 'pageantry'
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You do pomp and pageantry better than anyone. The Sun (2013)We enjoy the pomp and the pageantry around our monarchy. The Sun (2015)They struggled to stay composed amid the pomp and pageantry. The Sun (2007)The crowd roared approval before departing content after another spectacular display of British pomp and pageantry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)More than 1,100 soldiers will take part in the colourful annual display of pomp and pageantry. Times, Sunday Times (2006)America loves the royal family, partly because of the pomp and pageantry of the whole thing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was wrapped up in colourful pageantry and before long 10,000 spectators were watching from a nearby hill. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This year the British public were caught up in the pageantry of the royal wedding and the tragedy of celebrity deaths. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A total of 4,000 people watched a rousing display of pageantry. The Sun (2011)Something like the royal wedding appealed to me and I loved that pomp and pageantry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I like the pageantry, the pomp. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For all the pomp and pageantry, though, there was little triumphalism on display. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But if this wedding makes good telly, there's no argument that royal pageantry still works. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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